Leidos Experts Reveal The Power of Purple At DistribuTECH

Company Experts to Present Five Technical Sessions and Three In-Booth Demos

Jan 09, 2014, 16:05 ET from Leidos

RESTON, Va., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy and utility experts from Leidos [NYSE: LDOS] will speak and present in-booth demonstrations at the DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition, to be held Jan. 28-30 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.

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Formerly named SAIC - and including strategic acquisitions of The Benham Companies, R. W. Beck, and Patrick Energy Services - Leidos has been a conference sponsor for five years. This year, Leidos will showcase the "Power of Purple" with its new name and perspective.

Leidos energy experts will be presenting alongside utilities on topics including grid modernization and smart grid program design. Throughout exhibit hours, Leidos will also host in-booth demonstrations (booth #1827) on big data analytics, emerging technologies including critical communications and cybersecurity, and Smart Grid as a Service (SGS). Experts will show how applying the company's data analytics and critical infrastructure experience to energy operations improves efficiencies, security, and processes.   

The following Leidos experts will speak at the event:



Date and Time

Randy Dotson, Lakeland Electric

Bob Maurer, Leidos


Lakeland Smart Grid Initiative -
What Worked and What Didn't
in Electric and Water Advanced
Metering Infrastructure

Tues., Jan. 28, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m


Room 213A

Nick Hendricks, Jr., Kings

Chris Tipton and Rob Jamieson,

Smart Grid as a Service - Not
Just for Electric, But for Gas and
Water Infrastructure, Too

Tues., Jan. 28, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m


Room 213A

Gail Cohen, Jason Haber, and Joe
Morley, Braintree Electric and
Light Department

Zac Canders, Leidos

Hold on Tight ... Smart Metering
is Just the Beginning of an
Exciting Journey: How To
Implement AMI and MDM and
Realize Value at a Municipality

Tues., Jan. 28, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m


Room 214A

Jason P. Handley, Duke Energy

Jeff Norman, Leidos


Cost and Benefits of a Modular
Smart Grid Architecture:
Multiple T&D Use Cases via a
Common Nodal Communications

Tues., Jan. 28, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m


Room 217A

David Lawrence, Duke Energy

Dave Mulder, Leidos

Mine It Before You Analyze It: 
Duke Energy's Data Mining and
Analytics Initiative

Wed., Jan. 29, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m


Room 216AB

For more information on Leidos presentations and DistribuTECH, visit www.leidos.com/distributech.  

DistribuTECH is the utility industry's leading smart grid conference and exposition with more than 8,400 professionals from 48 countries. The event covers automation and control systems, energy efficiency, demand response, renewable energy integration, advanced metering, transmission and distribution system operation and reliability, power delivery equipment, and water utility technology. Learn more at www.distributech.com.    

About Leidos
Leidos is a science and technology solutions leader working to address some of the world's toughest challenges in national security, health, and engineering. The Company's 23,000 employees support vital missions for our government and the commercial sector, develop innovative solutions to drive better outcomes, and defend our Nation's digital and physical infrastructure from 'new world' threats. Leidos is headquartered in Reston, Va. and had approximately $6 billion in revenues for fiscal year 2013, on a pro-forma basis, following the spin-off of the company's technical, engineering and enterprise IT business on Sept. 27, 2013. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.   

Bridget Bell  
Phone: (303) 299-5229
Email: bridget.bell@leidos.com